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Monday, January 28 • 16:10 - 17:00
214: Work-Integrated Learning: Exploring Challenges & Solutions

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This session will explore the paradoxical challenge of "jobs without people and people without jobs."
The Diversity Institute will share its research exploring barriers and enablers to work-integrated learning faced by post-secondary students from marginalized groups across Ontario. Two innovative programs driving equitable access to skills training and employment, Advanced Digital Professional Training Program (ADaPT) and Magnet, will be discussed.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Identification of barriers and enablers to work-integrated learning
  • Understanding partnership models for addressing barriers
  • Access to tools to augment career development of underrepresented groups

Speakers | Conférenciers
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Wendy Cukier

Academic Director and Professor, Diversity, Ryerson University
Dr Wendy Cukier is founder of the Diversity Institute at the Ted Rogers School of Management, and recently completed her term as Vice-President of Research and Innovation where she helped build the university's innovation ecosystem.
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Roger Pizarro-Milian

Senior Research Associate, Diversity, Ryerson University
Dr Roger Pizarro-Milian is an organizational sociologist who studies how social inequality is produced through education systems and within work organizations.
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Brian Robson

Director, Business Development and Training Programs, Diversity, Ryerson University
Dr Brian Robson provides management of the business development operations and delivery of training programs at the Diversity Institute, Ted Rogers School of Management. His work focuses on leadership development, training, culture-shaping and people-building in a corporate envir... Read More →


Monday January 28, 2019 16:10 - 17:00
Room | Salle 214

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